“Think global, act local….that’s GLOCAL!” ~Tobias A. Fox

Mission Statement

Utilizing the approach of social entrepreneurship, Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS) is a community-driven, 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Newark, NJ that implements various initiatives to increase awareness of environmental, ecological and wellness issues through educational programs and hands-on activities. Newark SAS assists with the creation of self-sustaining and environmentally friendly communities by developing pathways for green jobs, increased self-sufficiency, and broader community empowerment. We achieve through collaborations and partnerships with residents, community-based organizations and and other key stakeholders, including local businesses. Your continued support helps our local actions address global challenges.

Science & Sustainability (SAS) Ambassador Program

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$20 helps a family of 2-4 eat healthy food for a week
$50 helps a family of 2-4 eat healthy food for two weeks
$100 helps us build a plant bed in a community garden of your choice: 1, 2


“Brilliant idea- and excellent implementation strategies. Keep up this much needed greening of Newark!” —Angela Carter Brown

“This gentleman is working for a noble cause. I support his cause.” —Loren Robinson

“Great things are happening with Newark SAS! There’s always something to learn and plants to nurture.” —Copperwudi Nelson

Bridging Communities Through Organizing 

Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS) and the Newark Community Food System (NCFS) in collaboration with East Orange Sustainable Food Alliance (EOSFA) presents the 6th Annual Sustainable Living Empowerment Conference: Bridging Communities through Sustainability. This event will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 12 noon until 5:00 p.m. at Elwood United Presbyterian located at 135 Elwood Avenue, East Orange, NJ 07018.. Click here to learn more.

Newark Community Food System

The Newark Community Food System (NCFS) collective supports and develops sustainability efforts in urban agriculture, as well as, wellness and nutrition programs.



Our programs allow individuals to become more informed about their environment and gain a holistic understanding of themselves and the world they inhabit.

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